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Del Valle High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,825
Best High School in Texas
#63
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District YSLETA ISD
Type Public
 Phone (915)434-3000
 Location 950 BORDEAUX DR
EL PASO, TX 79907
Charter School No

Del Valle High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Texas high schools based on its high test performance and high AP course participation. It is ranked 63rd in the best public high schools in Texas.

Demographics

Race

The Del Valle High School student body is almost exclusively Hispanic with a small White population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White1.6%30
Black0%0
Hispanic98.2%1,793
Asian Pacific0%0
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.1%1

Family Income

vs. other Texas high schools
Lower 13.4%

72.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Texas high school median of 41.7%. By this measure, DEL VALLE H S students are largely lower income and rank 1031st in Texas for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman518
Sophomore462
Junior449
Senior396
Total1,825

Academics

State Standardized Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 316th in Texas

Students at Del Valle High School scored an average 80% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Texas Education Agency. Performance is somewhat above the state high school median of 73% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 26.8% of Texas high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% to 94%*75%
Boys85% to 89%*70%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander--
Black--
Hispanic89%72%
Multiracial--
Whitesuppressed*50% or more*
With Disabilites65% to 69%*40% to 44%*
Limited English90% to 94%*50% to 54%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Scoring

Average SAT Score
785

The average SAT score for Del Valle High School students in 2015 was 785.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 26th in Texas

817 out of 845 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (97%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the Texas median rate of 37% and in the top 4% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 5th in Texas

Del Valle High School offers 22 AP courses. 42 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Texas schools of 17%. Del Valle High School had 1,278 taking AP exams with a 618 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the state median of 42 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 48% 42%
Students enrolled in an AP class 42% 17%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 7%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 2%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 38%
AP Courses Offered 22

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Texas Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.7%35
Boys1%28
Girls0.3%7
Texas Median11.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%12
Boys0.4%10
Girls0.1%2

Location

Del Valle High School
950 BORDEAUX DR
EL PASO, TX
79907
(915)434-3000

10 out of 10 1

District

YSLETA ISD
EL PASO, TX